The best PC games ever Best PC games of 2018 Best graphics card 2019 Best free games Dota Underlords builds Teamfight Tactics guide [9.20]

Posts tagged “Horror games”

Haunted Cities Volume 2 is a free four-pack of surreal horror games

Halloween may have been and gone, but there were so many spooky treats that we didn't have time to savour them all. If you haven't yet had your fill of fright based fun then Kitty Horrorshow has you covered. She's released a free collection of four short, experimental games, all of which have one foot/tentacle planted firmly in the surreal. Kitty's been making games of…

Tagged with , , , .

Feature: [Dealing with] the horror, the horror!

Horror: The Games I Can’t Play

Something I can't do – have never been able to do – in terms of what I do for a living is enjoy horror games. That's why I've decided to talk the matter over with Adam, one of the RPS resident horror fans and the chap whose own most recent supporter post dealt with Five Nights At Freddy's; a nasty, brutish horror game but one…

Tagged with , , , , , .

Feature:

How Christmas Shopper Simulator Ruined Christmas

Game has released a free download game called Christmas Shopper Simulator. From the description it's intended as a marketing effort poking fun at the year's crop of gimmicky, niche and weird simulator projects. Alice downloaded it and challenged Pip to play too. Usually at some point in this paragraph we would have linked to the game but it was awful and we really don't want…

Tagged with , , , , .

Feature: Upping The Underwater Pressure

In The Deep End: Narcosis Hands-On

Although not specifically an Oculus Rift game, it's hard to imagine playing Narcosis without the headset. The game is an underwater survival story which demands the player manage his or her oxygen supply as they navigate the ocean depths when an incident leaves them stranded. "The perception is that it's a horror game and that's cool," says David Chen, part of the development studio Honor…

Tagged with , , , , , , , .

Chyrza: A Short Night Vale-ish Horror Story

If you're in the mood for an atmospheric short story I'm going to suggest you point your personal computer towards Chyrza and click all the buttons necessary to download and play it. Developer Kitty Horrorshow refers to it as a first-person flash-fiction horror story. What you'll find is an abandoned desert village near a mysterious pyramid. Around the edges of the village you'll see mysterious…

Tagged with , , , , , .

Asylum Jam Returns To Disrupt Horror Tropes

Launching on Hallowe-en and running for 48 hours, the Asylum Jam is set up to seek out inventive horror games and disrupt tropes involving asylums and the stigmatisation of mental health issues. Last year saw the inaugural Asylum Jam which attracted 385 participants and produced around 60 games. You can find those on the original website – there are things like Sea Nothing which is…

Tagged with , , , .